Genus Floricoccus

Name: Floricoccus Chuah et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Flo.ri.coc’cus L. masc. n. flos (gen. floris), flower; M.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; N.L. masc. n. Floricoccus, a coccus from a flower

Gender: masculine

Type species: Floricoccus tropicus Chuah et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Chuah LO, Yap KP, Shamila-Syuhada AK, Thong KL, Ahmad R, Liong MT, Rusul G. Floricoccus tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Floricoccus penangensis sp. nov. isolated from fresh flowers of durian tree and hibiscus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4979-4985.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:695-697.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Streptococcaceae Deibel and Seeley 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Chuah LO, Yap KP, Shamila-Syuhada AK, Thong KL, Ahmad R, Liong MT, Rusul G. Floricoccus tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Floricoccus penangensis sp. nov. isolated from fresh flowers of durian tree and hibiscus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4979-4985.

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